Rotational Pharmacy Technician

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
16 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Band 4 Rotational Pharmacy Technician – Denmark Hill site

We currently have a vacancy for a motivated Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy Technician rotation at King's College Hospital.

The post will include working in the Dispensary, Aseptic Services and Medicines Management Service. During each rotation you will gain practical experience, assisting in the delivery of the service in each section. This will include carrying out inpatient and outpatient dispensing, patient counselling, clinical trials, ward top ups, cytotoxic preparation and medicines reconciliation.

Applicants must be self motivated and show a willingness to learn and be trained. You must be able to pay close attention to detail and consistently produce work to the required standard within set deadlines.

The successful candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills, be a strong team player and able to work using their own initiative, within the limits of the job role.

You must hold (or be about to qualify for) a Level 3 NVQ in Pharmacy Services or equivalent) and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

You will be expected to participate in the extended hours rota which includes working late nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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